Top 13 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

Get the most out of Summer all weekend long with out list of the Top 9 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday – Sunday, July 19th – 22nd, 2018.

Kick off the weekend with some sips and strolls through the Atlanta Botanical Garden, an outdoor movie, or an iconic outdoor concert! Art and competition heat up all weekend long at the BB&T Atlanta Open, live performances, and plenty of visual art to explore.

Whether you feel like a day of family fun, relaxation, or getting active outside, we have you covered with 9 unique happenings all weekend long!

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Decatur BBQ, Blues & Bluegrass Festival

decaturbbqJoin the Decatur community for the 17th Annual Decatur BBQ, Blues, and Bluegrass Festival!

Event Details
Saturday | August 11th, 2018
2:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Location
630 East Lake Drive & Harmony Park
Downtown Oakhurst, Decatur

Tickets
$15 until July 15th | $20 Advance | $25 Door
Kids Under 12 FREE

The annual music and BBQ festival is a lively fundraising event for the Decatur community, filling the day with delicious food and 7+ hours of live acoustic music! 

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Dinosaur Birthday Bash at Fernbank Museum

It’s time to stomp, chomp, and party like a dinosaur at the annual Dinosaur Birthday Bash. This prehistoric party celebrates all things birthday and dinosaur-related!

Event Details
Saturday | August 18th, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Location
Fernbank Museum of Natural History
767 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30307

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Reptile Day | Fernbank Museum of Natural History

Come face-to-face and interact with live snakes, tortoises, lizards, and many more at Fernbank Museum’s Reptile Day! The popular annual event will feature interactive learning activities with live reptiles and amphibians throughout the day.

Event Details
Saturday | July 14th, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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1068 Walker Drive, Decatur, GA 30030

Offered at $379,000

Picture perfect 1950’s renovated 4-sided brick bungalow in Forrest Hills with 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. Close to Oakhurst, downtown Decatur, and Avondale Estates, but without the city taxes! Enter through the front door into the spacious light-filled living room with new recessed lighting. Off the living room and through the separate dining room you will find the newly renovated kitchen with gorgeous granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and white cabinets. Make your way through the door off the kitchen to the brand new back deck overlooking the huge private backyard. This fully fenced yard features two large storage sheds, a garden area, and lots of shade. Continue reading “1068 Walker Drive, Decatur, GA 30030” »

208 3rd Avenue, Decatur, GA 30030

Offered at $465,000

Quintessential craftsman bungalow located in Oakhurst, one of City of Decatur’s most desired neighborhoods. Lush landscaping greets you as you make your way up to the spacious covered front porch and into the sun-drenched living room. Warm and inviting wood-burning masonry fireplace is flanked by built-in bookshelves, each topped with charming casement windows.

Through the original French doors off the living room, you will be led into the dining room with designer lighting and a decorative masonry fireplace. The tastefully renovated kitchen features custom white cabinetry, a mix of soapstone and Carrera marble counters, stainless steel appliances, and a farmhouse sink.
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Summer City… Where Beach Meets the Street

Celebrate the start of Summer Decatur-style with 80 tons of sand, chart-topping live entertainment, games, food, and more at Summer City… Where Beach Meets the Street!

Event Details
Friday | June 15th, 2018
5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

The free community event invites you to celebrate this new take on the Decatur Beach Party featuring pop-up performances, a DJ, live music, a sandy “beach,” exciting games, and activities for all ages.

Admission
Free

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Atlanta Streets Alive | Westside

asa_logo_800pxAtlanta Streets Alive returns once more to take over the streets of Atlanta. Get ready to explore your community streets in a safer, healthier, more livable way!

Event Details
Sunday | June 10th, 2018
4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Parade Lineup 3:30 p.m. for 4:00 p.m. Launch

Location
Westside

Closed to motorized traffic, the route connects Atlanta’s Downtown attractions to the bustling Westside and up to Underwood Hills.

The fun kicks off Downtown (intersection of Marietta Street and Peachtree Street) where you can join in the official opening of the street and a parade of the route! Free bike decorations will be available while supplies last.

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Callanwolde Jazz on the Lawn Summer Concert Series

The Callanwolde Fine Arts Center hosts a brilliant array of musicians this summer at Jazz on the Lawn! The Summer Concert Series presents a lineup of Atlanta’s finest jazz performers on Friday evenings throughout the Summer.

Event Details
Fridays | June 16th – August 11th, 2017
Doors Open 6:30 p.m.
Concerts 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Location
Callanwolde Amphitheater
980 Briarcliff Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

With its beautiful surrounding grounds, Callonwolde Amphitheater offers the perfect natural and historic setting. Bring your loved ones, a picnic, chairs, and blanket – And settle in for an evening filled with a mix of classic and contemporary jazz, swing, fusion, smooth, and blues music!

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11 Ways to Relax & Remember this Memorial Day

Memorial Day Weekend is quickly returning this May 26th – 28th, 2018!

From Thursday through Monday, we have you covered with 11 wonderful ways to relax, remember, and kick off the 3-day weekend a bit early.

Celebrate the men and women who defend our country while also kicking off the warmer weather with our Top 11 Happenings This Memorial Day Weekend.

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